Firewire Attack Against Pointsec

After reading about a firewire memory attack against windows (also effects other operating systems). I figured it wouldn’t take long before someone demonstrated the use of that against full disk encryption. After all, why bother booting to USB, or freezing the RAM if you can just hook up a firewire connection and access the memory. …

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A Third of Current Security Practices Useless

Dark Reading has an article reporting on a presentation Peter Tippett gave at the Computer Forensics Show in Washington DC. He said that IT Security departments are wasting their time and a third of current security practices are useless. Its not necessarily new thought. It is really easy to get caught up in the patching …

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The High Cost of Handsfree

More and more wired peripherals are connected to the office computer, yet at the same time people want to be more wireless. They want a wireless keyboard, a wireless mouse and a wireless headset. Its a little bit ironic that people accept wires for their non-work related USB devices, but they “can’t stand the clutter” …

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